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delve into the scientific literature and what history has to teach us? what would be the equivalent of some kind of massive destruction caused by the force that we don't understand? and i came upon the idea of mass extinction which are indeed the worst kind of disaster that could ever happen to the planet. and the more i research them, the more i read scientific papers and talk to scientists on a realized that actually one of the characteristics of the mass extinction is that there are survivors. and that is when i began to change haloid understood what this book was going to be about. so let me start by telling you a little bit about the destruction a mass extinction is actually a scientific term of art, which refers to any event where more than 75% of all species on the planet by out, and usually these take about a million years. and so when you look at them they are taking place in geological times. they are not a quick thing that we can see in a human lifetime. and one of the things that links pretty much all of the mass extinctions -- and there have been five of them so far in
. happening now, the bloodbath rages on in egypt. plus, chilling new threats against u.s. ambassadors around the world, purportedly from al qaeda's american-born spokesman. you'll see the video. and a-rod gets beaned on the baseball field as sentiment against the embattled yankee reaches a fever pitch. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm brianna keel keilar and you're in the situation room. >> another day of deadly bloodshed in egypt. rocket propelled grenades struck buses at the gaza border. the death toll in the past week close to a thousand people including civilians and security personnel. the carnage has prompted amnesty international to call for an investigation into the, quote, shocking loss of life and the pressure is mounting on the united states to do more. ni nick. >> you said the u.s. is promising to do more. we have heard the state department yesterday saying the death of 37 being suffocated by tear gas was suspicious. we have been looking into the five hellish days that activists say was the life of one of those prisoners. this is what happened with police first got old -- five days
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authorities. >> michael has recently returned from cairo, with the very latest. thank you for joining us. a very tricky time in egypt. the u.s. government has said that her team gave it a heads-up about the detention of david maranda, the partner of a journalist who published information from whistleblower edward snowden. but the u.s. said it was not involved in the decision to question him. mr. maranda was held for nine hours at heathrow airport in london, while en route to brazil . maranda, finally arriving back in his home country, brazil, a journey much delayed after he spent hours in detention in london. waiting for him at rio de janeiro airport, his partner, a guardian reporter. his hours spent in custody, being grilled by cap or terrorism detectives. >> i remained in a room. or were six different agents coming and going, talking to me. they asked questions about my entire life, about everything. they took my computer, video game, mobile phone, memory cards -- everything. >> from his partner, there was fighting talk. >> i am going to do reports much more aggressively. i will publis
. going after journalists families is going too far and he says he won't be intimidated. tell us more about b what happened and why british authorities are saying they detained his partner. >> reporter: he was in berlin. he was saying with another documentary filmmaker who has met snowden before. she was part of that original leak that came out about the nsa. he was then transitting london heathrow airport. they did not release him until 5:00 in the evening. when you consider that 97% of the cases of people being stopped under this terrorism act are released within less than an hour, it goes to show what an unusual case this is. he was kept for the fall nine hours. only 1 in 2,000 cases does that happen to. people are asking why was that the case? it's outraged brazilian diplomats and they're saying this was an abuse of law. his dvds, phone and lap top was taken. the only questions asked was about edward snowden and the leaks. >> you're pulling in journalists spouses or partners and family members that says a lot about freedom of speech, press and expression. >> reporter: exactly. thi
fire from his own general manager. andy scholes live for us. quite a seen last night. >> the tension between the yankees and a-rod seems to grow every day. yesterday spoke about the a-rod drama. called a-rod a liar and said the environment he has created is unlike anything he has seen but a-rod continues to play and he is actually playing pretty well. >> alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate last night and took another direct hit igniting an explosive exchange between yanks' manager. the red sox fans not surprisingly loved it. as the animosity surrounding the slugger gets more heated a-rod has a new lawyer and a new line of attack accusing yankees. the yankees deny it with team president telling him to put up or shutup if he has evidence. over the weekend another hit, a 60 minutes news report claiming members of the inner circle named names during the investigation into a-rod. he says those claims are not true. in the meantime, four innings later in last night's game a-rod crushed his 649th career homer setting off an angrier scene in the fenway stands. this is the second time a-rod
in michigan at 3:00 in the morning on sunday. alan duke is working this for us, cnn wire entertainment editor. we knew he has filed this police report. what does this police report entail? >> reporter: it tells us that the police were called to a hospital in lapierre, michigan sunday morning at about 4:30. when they got there, they found alex and another one of his band members there, alex telling them he had been abducted, beaten and robbed, forced into a blue mini van while walking down a street at about 3:00 in the morning in that michigan town, and then dumped, as you said, and a band mate picked him up, took him to the hospital and they called police. the police say they're investigating. they are looking for two men. they have not released anything about the description other than a blue mini van. >> and i know we haven't heard from these guys in years and years, but i checked alex's twitter page. his last tweet was from friday. he tweeted this, thankful to be back on stage doing what i love. first show back is the calling tonight. so you know, this weekend officially, here they are ann
>>> i know you want more, but that's it for today's edition of "new day." thanks for joining us. cnn newsroom with carol costello begins right now. han handm handsomeness. >> i have been keeping a secret for a long time. say carol, take it away. >> okay, guys. happening now in "newsroom" -- >>> inteferno in the west. the resort town dangerously close to the flames. >>> plus, a lightning rod at a-rod. a direct hit or was it revenge? this morning a-rod's lawyers come out swinging. >>> and hours slashed, benefits cut. outrage this morning at forever 21. 30,000 workers now becoming part-time. find out what's behind this bold move. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello reporting from washington, d.c. this morning. this hour new outrage echoing across the pond. involves the man your left. his name is david miranda and the partner to the man next to him. greenwald. broke the story of edward snowden, the american contractor. greenwald's newspaper, "the guardian" says british security detained miranda for nearly nine hours yesterday
, that actually was very much a reflection of what was going on when you did it. can you tell us about those madonna corset years? >> yes, it is a kind of a reflection of what is happening. also a reflection of -- [unintelligible] it means i have been educated with women. when were very important for me, my grandmother, my mother. they give me and show me threw themselves an example of what women wear. women that were strong, a clever, human. and at the same time, sometimes stronger than men. so that i realized very quickly that women could be more interesting, more clever, because of maybe education or maybe because of the fact that they have not played football, to be quiet, you know, more into things to obtain. to obtain something. they have to be 10 times more clever than the men. they have everything it themselves already at the base. >> that we already know we are 10 times more intelligent. [laughter] >> yes. i mean, like, men did not realize that most of the time. even if the need. the need, you know. so that, you know, truly, i felt the power of the woman. at the time, also like the
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